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since 1880

Poppy

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: From the Flower
  • #6421 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Poppy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1919 7 7 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 6 6 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 5 5 0
1928 7 7 0
1931 7 7 0
1936 6 6 0
1942 6 6 0
1943 6 6 0
1945 5 5 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 5 5 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 8 8 0
1957 5 5 0
1958 8 8 0
1961 7 7 0
1963 5 5 0
1964 9 9 0
1965 5 5 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 14 14 0
1971 24 24 0
1972 53 53 0
1973 65 65 0
1974 54 54 0
1975 41 41 0
1976 37 37 0
1977 17 17 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 8 8 0
1993 5 5 0
1999 6 6 0
2000 6 6 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 10 10 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 25 25 0
2005 57 57 0
2006 70 70 0
2007 61 61 0
2008 73 73 0
2009 92 92 0
2010 120 120 0
2011 131 131 0
2012 172 172 0
2013 180 180 0
2014 244 244 0
2015 257 257 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Poppy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,070 babies born with the name Poppy in the United States. That's more than enough Poppies to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Poppy" was in 2015 with a total of 257 babies.

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Poppy" is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of only 180 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Poppy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Poppy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Minnesota names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Poppy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Poppy as well as things modernly associated with the name Poppy such as celebrities named Poppy.

Origin and Meaning of Poppy

The name "Poppy" is of Latin origin, and it means "From the Flower". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Poppy Montgomery

Poppy Montgomery is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Poppy was born in 1972 as Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Poppy Rogers

Poppy Rogers is a theatre producer. Poppy was born in 1992.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Poppy

Poppy Build
Poppy Counter
Poppy Delevingne
Poppy Flower
Poppy Seeds
Poppy Pods
Poppy Seed Tea
Poppy Harlow
Poppy Moyer

Alternative Meanings

P is for polite, naturally!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

P is for peer, you have few equals.

P is for please, the way you always do.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yppop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Opppy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Poppy born Apr 6, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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